Students will be introduced to the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to allow for a discovery session into scuba diving while under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. They will then have an opportunity to participate in an optional open water tour during a scheduled GT scuba trip.
A signed release from a physician if any of the items in the SCUBA Medical Statement are noted with a positive (YES) response. A "yes" response does not necessarily disqualify a candidate from diving but instead acknowledges that there is a pre-existing condition that may or may not effect safe scuba participation
Must meet watermanship requirements to include a 100 meter swim (any style stroke), and a 5-minute swim/float in water too deep to stand in without use of swim aids
10 years old or older
10-15 year olds must get approval from the course director prior to acceptance into the program and parent or legal guardian must be present during entire course
How You Will Benefit
Students will practice several basic skills in shallow water to prepare for an optional open water experience. During the course students will:
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